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An Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation

Great Lake Seminars

Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   16
Registration Fee:   $575

At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to:
•Describe six key components of the anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system.
•Discriminate between ten common pathophysiologic conditions of the vestibular system.
•Complete a thorough interview of a patient and hypothesize three potential diagnoses using five key questions outlined in the manual.
•Hypothesize the differential diagnosis of a mock patient who presents with vertigo versus dizziness.
•Complete a thorough examination of a patient, and compare three subjective complaints to the objective findings.
•Identify eight standardized assessment tools for use with patients with a vestibular disorder.
•Perform three specific tests of vestibular function (VNG, Rotary Chair, and Sensory Organization Testing).
•Correctly demonstrate the bedside oculomotor exam and interpret the results.
•Distinguish between canalithiasis and cupulolithiasis and accurately locate the involved canal.
•Justify the use of a specific treatment theory (habituation, adaptation, and/or substitution), and design a treatment plan specific to that patient, given a patient's diagnosis and findings through an objective exam.
•Describe two potential psychological manifestations that may occur with prolonged episodes of dizziness.

7:30am Continental Breakfast, Pre-Test 8:00am Lecture: Anatomy and Physiology of the Vestibular System 9:45am Lecture: Diagnosis of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) 10:15am Lab: Diagnostic Maneuvers for BPPV 11:30pm Lunch (on your own) 12:30pm Lab: Treatment of BPPV 2:30pm Lecture: Pathophysiology of Common Vestibular Disorders 3:15pm Lecture: Taking a History 3:45pm Lab: Oculomotor Exam 4:45pm Questions and Review 5:30pm Adjourn

7:30am Continental Breakfast 8:00am Review of Day One 8:30am Lecture: Quantified Tests of Vestibular Function 10:00am Lab: Standardized Assessment Tools 10:45am Lecture: Treatment Theory 11:00am Lab: Psychological Manifestations of Dizziness 11:30am Lab: Speed Drills: Oculomotor Exam and BPPV 12:30pm Lunch (on your own) 1:30pm Lecture: Treatment Intervention 3:00pm Lab: Case Preparation and Presentations 4:30pm Questions and Review; Post-Test 5:00pm Adjourn

?This class focuses on providing an excellent framework for the clinician to effectively treat vestibular disorders. Like all of our courses, this vestibular physical therapy continuing education course focuses on teaching clinicians to actually treat disorders in this rapidly expanding area. One of the strengths of this course is that it applies to clinicians without any vestibular experience, providing ample tools to treat vestibular disorders, while still maintaining the interest and expanding the capabilities of clinicians more experienced in the field of Vestibular Rehabilitation. BPPV is covered at great length in this course.?

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   Albuquerque New Mexico
Dates:   10-05-2019 - 10-06-2019, 12:00AM 12:00AM

Register Address:   Minneapolis Minnesota
Dates:   11-02-2019 - 11-03-2019, 12:00AM 12:00AM

Register Address:   Atlanta Georgia
Dates:   12-14-2019 - 12-15-2019, 12:00AM 12:00AM